This is really neat!
Kind words from WordPress.com VIP‘s rock star team after deploying our new ad integration extension to Jetpack’s Carousel. Built for 9to5mac.com, this extension appends a custom image to the full screen carousel modal. We’re excited to share it with the WordPress community, along with a few cautions and insights.
Rules are rules: no AdSense
If you were hoping to inject AdSense ads, we’re sorry to disappoint: AdSense policies clearly stipulate that an ad may not be “Displayed in pop-ups or pop-unders.” You may, of course, be able to leverage our approach for other, more forgiving ad networks. We envision the typical use case will involve an internal “house” ad image.
jp_carousel.beforeClose. We hooked into afterOpen – which fires every time the carousel is generated – on line 14 of carousel-ads.js:
$( document.body ).on( 'jp_carousel.afterOpen', SELF.insertAd );